Davis Cup- change of format?

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  1. Gugafan

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    Davis Cup has become predictable over the last few years with the home team gaining a significant advantage due to surface choice. For instance, the semi final between Spain and USA almost seems a guaranteed lock for the Spanish. To make the event more interesting, I think the latter stages of Davis Cup should be played using a home and away format system. This would be like a 'two legged affair', similar to football matches in europe. Granted, this would impinge on the current ATP Schedule but more importantly, it would provide a better representation of the best 'tennis nation' in the world.

    Any opinions?
     
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  2. Ocean Drive

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    No doubt, but whether that will ever happen or not is another story.
     
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  3. scineram

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    No.

    Not broken, no fix.
     
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  4. CGMemphis

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    They are adding ATP points in 2009, it will have some change on the event. The rest should stay the same.
     
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  5. scineram

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    And that change is also bad.
     
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  6. PROTENNIS63

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    I think the fact that points will be rewared to Davis Cup is indeed bad. Countries with strong fields like U.S.A will be getting more points than countries like Switzerland.
     
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